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Ilex laevigata (Pursh) Gray
USDA Symbol: illa
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Autumn Foliage:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
CT , DC , DE , MA , MD , ME , NC , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SC , VA Native Habitat:
wooded swamps, mostly at low altitude USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Organic, Clay, Loam, Sandy
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Shrubs for playground barrier hedge in Darien CT
December 07, 2009
I am working on my Eagle Scout project which is a barrier hedge in front of a playground at our town's baseball field to protect the kids from getting hit by balls. The fence would be 4 feet tall an...
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff